Memphis, Tennessee August 26 - 28, 2016

It's Finally Here...

Filmmakers are taking over Memphis and turning it into movie-making madness for 48 hours! Teams of filmmakers have a single weekend - this one - to write, shoot and edit their short films! All completed entries will be unveiled on the big screen, at our premiere screenings.

Here are some important notes for 48HFP filmmakers:

  • Elements: The required elements for Memphis will be listed on this page after kickoff.
  • Media: You must submit your film according to the formats listed on this page.
  • Documents: You must submit releases for all team members, all music, all locations, and any other copyrighted material, as well as a team leader's agreement, a roster, and a certification statement. These forms can be downloaded from on our Production Documents page.
  • Rules: You should make sure that your film complies with our Filmmaking Rules and Competition Rules. If you have questions about the rules, the best place to go is our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 48HFP Hotline: If you have a question during the filmmaking weekend, call the 48HFP Hotline. The number is on the Kickoff Info Sheet that your team representative was given at the kickoff. If you email us, you will probably not receive an answer in time, so please call.
  • Dropoff: Your film must be dropped off at the location listed on this page.

Be safe! Make great films! Good luck!


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Registration Fees

  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Aug 26
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Required Elements

    Announced at Kickoff

Premiere Screenings

Wednesday, September 7th
Malco Studio on the Square
2105 Court Avenue, Memphis 38104

Kickoff Event

Fri, Aug 26, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Overton Park
1914 Poplar Ave, Memphis 38104

Dropoff Event

Sun, Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:30pm - 8:00pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Slider Inn
2117 Peabody Ave, Memphis 38104

Screening Groups

Screening Group

Listed alphabetically, not by screening order

  • 1PULSE Hollynn Ragland
  • Butcher Boys Jonathan Hicks
  • Cool Hand Films Timothy Sparacello
  • Reel You In Productions Anthony Wallace
  • Snoozer Productions Keith Prest
  • South Side Cinema Club Jason Davenport
  • Terror Comedy Robert Rowan, III
  • THINKshark Productions Libby Brawley

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